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Safety tips

If the downed power lines have fallen on a motor vehicle, avoid contact with the vehicle — it has probably been electrified, and deadly shock could result if you touch the vehicle and the ground at the same time.

Transformer being worked on
Safety tips

Keeping plants and structures away from ground transformers will help our crews restore power to you and your neighbors more quickly during an outage.

Sustainability
LES passenger car fleet
76
%
HYBRIDS, PLUG-IN HYBRIDS AND ALL-ELECTRIC VEHICLES
2010-2020
53
%
Reduction in carbon emissions
Energy from renewables
49
%
of retail sales (2020)
Local people serving local people

A streetlight was installed almost at the end of my driveway and I love it. It lights up my front driveway, garage and house doors, car and all. I really sleep well now feeling secure from this light. I don’t know who was in charge to get this project done, but they did a great job. God bless.

Residential customer
Lincoln
Local people serving local people

Rachel has provided me with the most outstanding service each and every time I have called in. Whether it's checking the status of the cable-burying process or trying to get issues sorted, Rachel has been so kind, pleasant and willing to go the extra mile. She is an example of what quality customer service should be with her consistent, empathetic approach with your clients.

Residential customer
Lincoln
Local people serving local people

I just wanted to say thank you to Adam and Kayla today for making sure the branch that fell on the power line between the alley and my house after last night’s storm was taken care of today, as it was touching the ground. I received multiple calls from them both, and it was fixed when I came home after work. Thank you and stay safe!

Residential customer
Lincoln
Local people serving local people

Shout out to the guys that took great care of us in Waverly this evening; appreciate the hard work!

Residential customer
Waverly